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Oct 27, 2012 7:00pm EDT
rate six through 12. the deadline is january 18, 2013. former governor tommy thompson faced tammy baldwin in their third and final debate for wisconsin u.s. senate seat. they are competing for the seat of retiring senator herb kohl. this is courtesy of wisn. it is about an hour. >> hello everyone. welcome to our conversation with the candidates. tonight we are done with -- by tammy baldwin and former governor tommy thompson. thank you to both of you for participating tonight. we are in the appellate court room of the law school at marquette university. i'm the host of the statewide public affairs program. the rules are simple. the candidates have jaundice for a conversation about the level of government in our lives. we have asked them to stay on point. the candidates can talk to one another but i will be managing the time is spent on a particular topic. we will have the freedom to move the conversation along. each candidate will have a closing statement along with the 90 statements. -- 90 seconds. there are no opening statements. we flipped a coin. we will begin with night -- ton
Oct 19, 2012 5:00pm EDT
governor and health and human services tom any thompson debated tammy baldwin last night. it was the second debate of the u.s. senate seat. cook political report rates this race at tossup. 55-minute debate was hosted by wisconsin public tv. >> moderator: let's welcome the u.s. senate candidates tommy tampson and tammy baldwin. [applause] [applause] >> moderator: our format tonight mixes the traditional candidate q & a unmoderated interaction between the candidates. several times over the next hour, the candidates will talk with each other on the issues. these will be stretches of one on one conversation charles and i will not participate in the exchanges in my way. >> moderator: instead it's a chance for them to challenge their opponent for their details on more position and have a healthy exchange of idea. >> you can join in the conversation by going to wisconsin for a live web check. and so we begin. our first topic, jobs in the economy. a subject that was high on the list of voter concerns as we traveled the state. >> jobs is the number one. i know, a lot of people myself inclu
Oct 29, 2012 10:00am EDT
campaign 2012 coverage next, to milwaukee, wisconsin. where friday the former governor tommy thompson faced off against u.s. congresswoman tammy baldwin, in their third and final debate for the senate seat left open by retiring senator herb kohl. it is a tossup. last about an hour. it's courtesy of wisn tv in milwaukee. >> hello, everyone. welcome to our conversation with the candidates. we are joined by tammy baldwin and tommy thompson. thanks to both of you for participating. >> my daughter. >> i worked as a journalist and served as a fellow in law and public policy here at the university. the rules for tonight's discussion are simple. we have asked candidates to join us for conversation about the role of government in our lives and the direction of our country. we have asked them to answer a question as directly and concisely as possible. we have asked them to stay on point. the candidates may talk to one another, but i will be managing the time we spend on a particular topic and we will have the freedom to move the conversation along. each candidate will have an opposing statement along
Oct 8, 2012 5:00am EDT
, two names kept cropping up. dorothy thompson, an american journalist, and her friend of 40 years, rebecca west, journalist, novelist, literary critic and historian. they eat atomized the kind of woman i was searching for. they play for high-stakes, whisking personal pain for public voice and influence. think of it. two generations before the baby boomers were born, these women had the courage to throw off convention, defy social expectation and catapult themselves into the public arena at a time of roiling political and social upheaval. and against the headwind of their contemporaries, i mean, they were ridiculed. and with none of the safety nets we take for granted today. and to compound their struggle, they had no family connection, no money, and had fractured childhoods. let me begin with dorothy thompson. born in 1893, the english irish parents in a small town in northern new york state, she was the eldest of three children whose preacher father taught them first to love jesus. second, do all day the christian epic. and third, to embrace the written and spoken word, in that o
Oct 15, 2012 7:00pm PDT
. ♪ ♪ ♪ >> don't want to be an american idi idiot? of course you don't. but it's too late for jason thompson who officially became an american idiot yesterday. he was probably just a local idiot in wis until yesterday when he said this. >> we have the opportunity to send president obama back to chicago. or kenya. we have an opportunity -- >> we're taking donations for that kenya trip. >> and that is the latest video we have from a republican fund raiser. and like most video we have from republican fund risers, it shows the guy with the microphone being an idiot and speaking to an audience that includes at least one or more idiots. when jason thompson says we have the opportunity to send president obama back to chicago or kenya, the audience is not uncomfortably silent, as smart audiences are at the sound of a very, very bad joke. the audience applauds the idea. and one of the idiots in the audience actually says, we're taking donations for that kenya trip. jason thompson is the i haddon son of a republican governor. idiot sons of republican governors tell very, very bad jokes like that all the t
Oct 24, 2012 5:00pm PDT
commercial, hammering tommy thompson for profiting off 9/11. >>> and american workers who are about to have their jobs shipped to china are fighting for free speech tonight. leo gehrard with the latest on mitt romney's dark vision for america. [ male announcer ] when a major hospital wanted to provide better employee benefits while balancing the company's bottom line, their very first word was... [ to the tune of "lullaby and good night" ] ♪ af-lac ♪ aflac [ male announcer ] find out more at... [ duck ] aflac! [ male announcer ] [ yawning sound ] that was me... the day i learned i had to start insulin for my type 2 diabetes. me... thinking my only option was the vial and syringe dad used. and me... discovering once-daily levemir® flexpen. flexpen® is prefilled. doesn't need refrigeration for up to 42 days. no drawing from a vial. dial the exact dose. inject by pushing a button. flexpen® is insulin delivery... my way. levemir® (insulin detemir [rdna origin] injection) is a long-acting insulin used to control high blood sugar in adults and children with diabetes an
Oct 24, 2012 8:00pm PDT
the auto loan rescue. >>> in wisconsin, tammy baldwin releases a new commercial, hammering tommy thompson for profiting off 9/11. >>> and american workers who are about to have their jobs shipped to china are fighting for free speech tonight. leo gehrard with the latest on mitt romney's dark vision for america. when you take a closer look... the best schools in the world... see they all have something very interesting in common. they have teachers... ...with a deeper knowledge of their subjects. as a result, their students achieve at a higher level. let's develop more stars in education. let's invest in our teachers... they can inspire our students. let's solve this. >>> my dad was head of a car company. i like american cars. and i would do nothing to hurt the u.s. auto industry. >> well, we'll see about that. welcome back to "the ed show." one thing is becoming crystal clear in this election. the candidate who wins ohio will probably win the election. now, if you want to win ohio, you need to prove yourself on the side of the automobile industry. 850,000 jobs depend on
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Oct 13, 2012 11:30am EDT
where they are close to dead even and tommy thompson joins us, the u.s. senate and cand date virtually even in the polls. tommy, good to have you. where do you think and why do you think for mitt romney, the swing state polls have swung so far back. is it just the debate or the normal reassessment that goes on in the campaign or what? >> several reasons, neal. you touched on a few of them and let me thank you for having me on your program. you always get closer when a presidential campaign gets close to the election and it is bound to tighten up and a lot of people are undecided . the debate was helpful and we hoped for a signal and we got a grand slam and number three paul ryan did an excellent job in his debate against the vice-president. and number four, people are very concerned about the fiscal cliff that you are talking about this morning. you are spot on, neal and number five, people are concerned about the spending and they know if they don't change the direction of the country, we'll have a fiscal cliff and could have a fiscal melt down and they are looking to a new direction
Oct 6, 2012 11:45pm EDT
-old demoteeous thompson was killed last october. the two men fought with the victim and boarded the bus around midnight. the prosecutors say atchinson shot thompson twice. the shooting was caught on security video. the two will be sentenced in december. >>> in tent's health alert, officials identified a third patient infected with fungal meningitis after receiving a steroids injection. it's killed seven people and sickened more than 60 people across nine states. health officials say the contaminated shots might have been delivered to as many as 23 states and they fear thousands more could have been exposed. >>> big changes in the forecast. gwinn has detail -- gwen has
Oct 29, 2012 12:00pm EDT
. >> cyberspate as a -- vulnerabilities tonight on "the communicators" on c-span2. >> thompson against madison congresswoman baldwin. they are competing for the seat of retiring senator herb cole. the political report rates the race a tossup. this debate is curtesy wsin tv in milwaukee and runs about an hour. >> moderator: hello, everyone, welcome to the conversation with the candidates. we are joined by tammy baldwin, the democrat, and former congressman tommy tomp -- thompson, the republican. thank you for being here tonight. i work as a journalist, serve as a fellow in public policy and host of the program "up front". the rules for tonight's discussion are simple. we asked the candidates to join us in a conversation about the role of government in our lives and direction of our country. we asked them to answer questions as directly and concisely as possible. we've asked them to stay on point. the candidates can talk to one another, but i'll manage the time spent on a particular topic with the freedom to move the conversation along. each candidate has a stream no longer than 90 seconds. ther
Oct 25, 2012 11:00pm EDT
's trisha thompson with our report. >> reporter: pay to park. or pay the fine. what happens if you don't pay the meter? >> then you get a ticket. >> reporter: parking officers don't play around in the district. >> i've gotten a ticket. only three minutes over the time limit. >> reporter: but after getting a tip from a viewer, the news4 i-team started its own parking patrol. the wait until you see which district employees are illegally parking all day and getting away with it. >> oh, wow. that's interesting. >> well, i think it's unfair. >> reporter: it's 7:00 a.m. spots are filling up fast around the d.c. government's reeves center on 14th in northwest. while some drivers drop in coin it's hard not to notice car after car after car sitting at unpaid meters. hanging on the mirror? handicap placards. according to d.c. law, placards only allow you free parking for twice the posted time on the meter. we watched this guy day after day park his dodge charger on "v" street at a two-hour meter. he climbs into a d.c. department of transportation van that drives across town where it drops him off at h
Oct 25, 2012 6:00pm EDT
bridge is falling down. can he get up in time for pittsburgh? we know when big john thompson speaks, people listen. >> and ryan zimmerman healed, yes, next. >>> and now 9 sports with dave owens. >> well, how excited were you burgundy and gold nation when pierre garcon caught that deep end pass from robert griffin, iii and dashed 88 yards for a touch and we won? could that end up being his primary highlight of 2012? maybe so. he's been mostly injured since that play, of course. today he announced he has a torn ligament in his foot, ouch. he's not sure when he'll be back, devastating news for a guy that so much has been banked on. so thursday it became beep, beep, beep, paging dr. mike shanahan, md, please. >> when you talk about a capsule, when you're talking about tendons, that's what a capsule is. there are fibers in there that are off balance, yeah. what the doctor said to us, if he can tolerate the pain, he's not going to make it any worse. >> sounds painful. >>> london fletcher not only dealing with a tight hammy, he missed practice to see a specialist for balance problems, not
Oct 27, 2012 3:00pm PDT
rowlands. >> reporter: on the right, tommy thompson, on the left, tammy baldwin, now 70, he served four terms as wisconsin governor and was george w. bush's secretary of health and human services. she's 50, openly gay and a 14-year veteran of the house of representatives. up for grabs is the senate seat left open by retiring democrat herb cole which republicans desperately want to help them win a majority. >> i'm tommy thompson. >> reporter: both sides are pooring in cash, a state record $40 million has been spent so far on this election. almost three-fourths coming from groups that aren't directly associated with the candidates but are very interested in the outcome. >> you can't turn on your tv right now without running into ads for tammy and tommy. >> reporter: daniel bice has been covering wisconsin politics for more than 20 years. this race he says is all about attacking the opponent. >> she's trying to define thompson as someone who was a good governor but no longer supports the interests of wisconsin. >> tommy thompson, he's not for you anymore. >> he's trying to define her not a
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Oct 25, 2012 3:00pm PDT
correspondent mike emanuel has specifics. >> tommy thompson in a battle against tammy baldwin to affect the senate balance of power. baldwin blasts thompson taking credit for the economy when bill clinton was president and he was governor. >> what tommy is not telling you is what he has been up to since he left the state of wisconsin. he went to work in washington for george w. bush and helped turn bill clinton's surplus in to a deficit. >> baldwin declined our request for interview. thompson says baldwin is too liberal to represent wisconsin in the senate. >> this is a classic race between somebody that works with both political parties and somebody like tammy baldwin who is so extreme, even her own political party doesn't pass the legislation. she is an individual that believes far left. a taxer an spender. >> add out this week, o thompson ripped for her vote on resolution remembering those killekilled in the september 11 attacks. >> tammy bald world cup had the opportunity to vote to honor the victims of 9/11. she voted against it. >> baldwin's campaign called thompson's ad a disgrac
Oct 9, 2012 9:00pm CDT
by then gov. jim thompson to oversee building the new park that would keep the white sox and owner jerry from moving to florida our investigation showed him pretty much having the upper hand on thompson at the authority and taxpayer money ever since. basically, tax payers put in most of the bills for anything including recently the new book party in the park restaurant at the ballpark they didn't like what they saw here they were moved thompson and everybody else. i wish the mayor would stop doing this. quinn is angry accusing city hall of leaking information about his choice to replace gov. thompson. in directly he pointed to our investigation as he questioned whether she is the best qualified to watch out for taxpayers. there were a lot of questions raised about an agreement and management in the past. i think we need to raise the quality of who is very and financial stewardship. a new state pension law that is now being challenged some union leaders are going to court tonight a series of stories exposed in january gov quinn signed into law a provision that made it clear that city workers o
Oct 23, 2012 8:00pm PDT
, tommy thompson airs one of the most disgraceful ads you'll ever see. we'll bring you the latest attack on tammie baldwin. >> and bradley whitford is hitting the stump for the president. he joins me live on "the ed show." with the spark cash card from capital one, sven's home security gets the most rewards of any small business credit card! how does this thing work? oh, i like it! [ garth ] sven's small business earns 2% cash back on every purchase, every day! woo-hoo!!! so that's ten security gators, right? put them on my spark card! why settle for less? testing hot tar... great businesses deserve the most rewards! [ male announcer ] the spark business card from capital one. choose unlimited rewards with 2% cash back or double miles on every purchase, every day! what's in your wallet? here's your invoice. >>> two weeks from today, americans all across the country will step into the voting booth. but here in ohio, you can vote early. here in ohio you can vote right after this event. >> and it does all boil down to ohio. we are back. both candidates need the buckeye state to win and the
Oct 19, 2012 1:00am EDT
. first, tonight's debate in wisconsin between tommy thompson and tammy baldwin. in hawaii, a debate between the senate candidates. followed by the debate in new jersey senate race with the incumbent and his republican challenger. >> it starts as an economic argument. when men are adapting more easily. i cannot -- just to stay with this period of history. and it is education and credentials. women seem to be getting those skills and credentials at a much faster rate than men are and they seem to be more nimble. in the book i talk about how that changes marriage and our notions of fatherhood and what men can and can do in families and how young people make -- a young people have sex and make decisions. tucker carlson joins hanna rosin to discuss "the end of men" on "after words." >> tommy thompson faced tammy baldwin tonight. this debate is hosted by wisconsin public tv. the political report rates the race as a top -- a tossup. >> let's welcome, thompson and tammy baldwin. [applause] >> several times over the next hour the candidates will speak with each other on the issues. these wil
Oct 30, 2012 8:00pm EDT
. >> coming up, the wisconsin senate debate between tammy baldon and tommy thompson. president obama visits the national headquarters of the american red cross. after that, a discussion of the future of the news industry and investigative reporting. wednesday, ohio senator portman and governor kasich campaigned for mitt romney. at 8:00 p.m. eastern, mitt romney is joined by the former florida governor jeb bush for a rally in jacksonville, florida. you can see it live at 8:00 p.m. eastern also on c-span. >> these are the stories your textbooks left out. they are great stories about real people in america's history. very important moments about american history we do not know about. the first pilgrims in america came 50th before the mayflower. labor french. they landed in florida in june instead of december in massachusetts but they were wiped out by the spanish. we left the story out of text books. a famous woman was taken captive by indians. in the middle of the night, she killed her captors, went back and stopped them, and went to boston -- scalped them, and went to boston. they made a sta
Oct 15, 2012 11:00am PDT
. coming up, cheap shot the son of republican senate candidate tommy thompson caught on camera making offensive remarks about the president. we'll play it for you next and play what tommy thompson said he's now apologizing for his son's remarks. senator lindsey graham is leading the charge that the obama administration was involved in a deliberate cover-up over the response to the deadly afak in libya. >> they never believed the media would investigate and congress was out of session and this caught up with them. >> will the president have an opportunity tomorrow during the foreign policy discussion of the debate to push back on this allegation from graham and others? patrick gaspar from the dnc will join me live. plus, three states consider laws to legalize pot for recreational use. if they pass that would be in direct conflict with federal law. why hasn't the government come out against the law? i'll talk with ryan grimm who has written extensively on this particular topic and join our conversation on twitter. find us at @tamron hall and at @newsnation. follow the wings. victor! vic
Oct 4, 2012 5:30pm PDT
us tonight until now. our report tonight from nbc's ann thompson. >> reporter: it is a wish as old as time. for man to soar like a bird. so see the world as they do. >> our cameras reveal how hard and fast the snow goose has to flap to stay aloft. >> reporter: in "winged planet," a new documentary by john downer, we get as close as we've ever come. >> the story we set out to tell was a bird's eye view of the continent, but i think it told a lot more of that. you understand the world is much more interconnected than you think. >> where did they take you that you didn't expect? >> we'd heard about this incredible thing, where these huge rays, these fish, jump out of the sea and fly. they've never been captured on film. >> reporter: until they followed the brown pelicans to mexico's sea of cortez. for every minute of the show, airing on discovery saturday night, there are ten hours of film that didn't make air. >> i think anything that can fly that is mechanical, manmade, put a camera on it. but we also made miniature cameras birds could carry. >> reporter: four years in the making, t
Oct 17, 2012 5:30pm PDT
thompson. >> reporter: though he has yet to admit to doping, lance armstrong will pay the price, stepping down from his charity, livestrong, promoting cancer work. system bow one of the bracelets was worn by a man in this shop, who lost his grandmother to cancer. >> i don't support him as an athlete, i think he should come clean. >> reporter: the second blow came from nike, ending their contract with armstrong, saying there was insurmountable evidence that armstrong doped. others defended him in ads as recently as 2009. >> the critics say i'm arrogant, a doper. >> reporter: nike has stood by other athletes, tiger woods during remarks about his adultery. kobe bryant facing a rape accusation and the yankees, alex rodriguez admitted using performance-enhancing drugs. but the report about armstrong last week was too much. >> it is almost like the sort of bullying or intimidation, that i think pushed it over the ledge, where people say even though this guy has a story that inspires, he is not going to associate with our brand anymore. >> reporter: at the headquarters in austin, the ceo says th
Oct 18, 2012 5:30pm PDT
trusting to take care of our children. our report tonight from nbc's anne thompson. >> reporter: many cases of known or suspected child abusers who were in the boy scouts. files kept by the boy scouts and made public today by two oregon attorneys. >> the boy scouts knew they had an institution-wide problem with child abuse and didn't take steps to do anything about it. >> reporter: the files contain information on abusers from 1965-1985 in 49 states. this one concerns a scout leader convicted of child abuse in 1984 near syracuse, new york, holding his record sheet. letters between scout leaders and newspaper clippings, some cases went to authorities. others did not. >> it is a lesson that can't be learned well enough. and what these files represent is really the pain and the anguish of thousands of untold scouts. >> we're sorry it happened. >> reporter: in an interview earlier this week, the boy scout president apologized for not doing enough to protect them, but made no apology for the files he called the volunteer files. he says they have been kept since the '20s to keep the abusers from
Oct 24, 2012 5:30pm PDT
of america's most magnificent places. ann thompson has more. >> reporter: it is a story nearly two billion years in the making, the grand canyon, made of sand stone and granite, available only to those willing to hike or ride. until this week's invasion of the seemingly alien tracker. product manager wearing the latest evolution of google's different effort, focused on one of america's most popular tourist spots. >> this is what we had in mind when we developed the trekker, the weight, the issues, we knew if we could take it to the grand canyon, ultimately we could take it anywhere. >> reporter: here is how it works, the funny looking metal ball holds 15 cameras pointed in different directions, connected to a boundary battery but not everyone walks the trails. now with this new trekker technology you will be able to make this hike from anywhere. the technology is helping this seattle resident make this trek. >> another one on the bucket list was the great wall of china and i did that. and i googled all of it. i was there before i got there. >> reporter: exactly google's goal. >> by creatin
Oct 26, 2012 5:30pm PDT
of the computer models have it coming along shore somewhere along the new jersey shore. nbc's ann thompson is at pleasant point for us, good evening. >> reporter: good evening, brian, a number of states in this region have already declared states of emergency. new jersey is one of the places where hurricane sandy could make landfall on monday night. already on the east coast, preparations are being made for what is expected to be an historic storm. today, sandy toured across the bahamas, the powerful storm knocking over trees and sending the ocean into the streets, at least 40 dead in haiti, cuba and jamaica. scenes of destruction adding to the preparations along the east coast of the u.s. >> i think that everyone has learned lessons from the last storm. >> reporter: connecticut is one of 13 states haunted by last year's irene, and the nearly 16 billion in damage, leaving thousands without power for days. then hit by a surprising snowstorm on halloween. today, governor malloy warned it could be the type of storm not seen in 30 years. >> have enough food and water for everyone in your house
Oct 8, 2012 11:00am PDT
thompson checks out the action. >> 1 097. >> reporter: the day half moon bay waits all year for where giant gourds and pretty pumpkins go for gold at the annual pumpkin weigh-off. big better and competition is tough. >> bragging rights of winning half moon bay drives these growers more than the money. >> reporter: two-time win area rifed with this monster from oregon. his kids danica and derrick are missing school for the event. first timer angela is here too. >> anybody can do it if you have the time. i was like a second job. i don't know if i will do it again. >> reporter: her gourd hit 432 pounds. what is the recipe to growing a super-sized prize pumpkin? growers are -- [ inaudible ] >> i think getting your soil just right is probably one of the most important things. you gotta be willing to spend the money to use a laboratory. have your soil analyzed. >> reporter: ron started serious pumpkin growing three years ago and says one hour a day per pumpkin is what it takes. >> the biggest growing secret is make friends with people who are better than you. >> reporter: the champion's secret? >
Oct 8, 2012 11:30am PDT
is up for grabs now in half moon bay. massive gourds are being weighed now. sue thompson checks out the action. >> 1 097. >> reporter: the day half moon bay waits all year for where giant gourds and pretty pumpkins go for gold at the annual pumpkin weigh-off. big better and mpetition is tough. >> bragging rights of winning half moon bay drives these growers more than the money. >> reporter: two-time win area rifed with this monster from oregon. his kids danica and derrick are missing school for the event. first timer angela is here too. >> anybody can do it if you have the time. i was like a second job. i don't know if i will do it again. >> reporter: her gourd hit 432 pounds. what is the recipe to growing a super-sized prize pumpkin? growers are -- [ inaudible ] think getting youl just right is probably one of the most important things. you gotta be willing to spend the money to use a laboratory. have your soil analyzed. >> reporter: ron started seous pumpkin growing three years ago and ss one hour a day per pumpkin is what it takes. >> the biggest growing secret is make friends wi
Oct 20, 2012 11:30pm EDT
of recognition. >> brent: freeman, outside, touchdown. >> kirk: you had a feeling when thompson went down we would see more of freeman even though wilder went in there initially, freeman ten carries, seven yards a touch and two touchdowns coming back to south florida to play in a big game he was fired up to go against former teammates and former friends. >> brent: sophomore. and if chris thompson is going to be lost for a longer period of time because of that injury they'll need him and james wilder. hopkins taps on the extra point. and it is a 20-point lead for the 'noles. >> kirk: great vion. pryor picking up a good block. we've seen this couple of times tonight but freeman. i think it's his vision. play is designed to go into the teeth of defense. there is nothing there. and he doesn't give up on the play. another time we see him bounce it to the outside and he's a load. he's undersized because he's only 5'8" but he's about 215 pounds. low center of gravity, tough guy to bring down. >> brent: so there are your bcs standings and get word from some of our friends out in las vegas way that o
Oct 3, 2012 7:00am EDT
of a $100 million charity fraud called himself bobby thompson and mister x. fingerprints reveal he's been a fugitive since the 1980s. >> we love catching people that don't think they can be caught. >> this morning we'll have john donald cody's story and show you how united states marshals finally tracked him down. >> there's nothing stewed by the today's crash test dummies. modern technology is saving lives on the road. on cbs "this morning". to cover cleanup costs. cted and today, the beaches and gulf are open, and many areas are reporting their best tourism seasons in years. and bp's also committed to america. we support nearly 250,000 jobs and invest more here than anywhere else. we're working to fuel america for generations to come. our commitment has never been stronger. i love my extrabucks rewards, and right now, they're doubling! so, when i shop -- i earn twice as much with double extrabucks rewards. that's two times the rewards! yeah, that's what double is. i know. i was agreeing with you. it's two times. act fast and sign up at for double quarterly extrabucks
Oct 18, 2012 11:00pm EDT
at 11:00, 9news bruce johnson has learned that the businessman jeffrey thompson has allowed for their troubled firm to be replaced. thompson owns the charter health, which handles the medication coverage for more than 100,000 d.c. residents. he is also a part of the campaign funding violations including vincent gray's campaign for mayor back in 2010. >>> well still ahead, inspectors find buns in the bathroom. no, no, we're talking about hamburger buns and you do not want to miss tonight's food alert, believe me. >>> president obama and mitt romney again in the same room where there is some pretty funny stuff. one liners aimed at each other. no insults. we'll have highlights up next. >>> tonight's facts from face the fact u.s.a. >>> it turns out we had it wrong. if tonight is the standard, then we are in three weeks electing a comedian in chief. both presidential candidates appeared in a meeting. they were funny on purpose. we've got some excerpts from it. a big fundraiser for the memorial foundation. sort of like one of those celebrity roasts without the profanity, but with
Oct 20, 2012 11:00pm EDT
$5 million is now in control of the of th health plan. that is owned by jeffrey thompson. chartered health is the city's largest manager of healthcare. its contract wi the dc government valued at more than $350 million. our source says the missing 5 million was discovered in an audit we first reported thursday night that dc officials board of directors jeff thompson and others signed places to put the company under a receiver. that receiver is authorized to seek a buyer for chartered health plan. >> coming up, a very special moment for an 8-year-old girl's gym class. a long awaited surprise reunion. >> the band is strutting down georgia avenue today. big crowds for the homecoming weekend. we're going to fake you there. >> it was a gorgeous saturday, but even better weather. look at your wake up forecast. clear and then sunny as we head to 8:00 a.m. temperatures will be 40s and 50s by 8:00. then we'll warm into the 60s in the afternoon. details coming up in that full forecast. >>> a moment a little girl won't soon forget. the 8 years was sitting in class when she got a special surpri
Oct 6, 2012 4:30am PDT
? well, let's bring in a man who knows. bernie thompson a popular conservative radio talk show host in the sunshine state famous for saying things like this about the race for the white house. listen. >> i won't be surprised if barack obama just takes a bite out of his ear. he might just take a bite out of his ear. you have to do something, but it's going to get, i think it's going to get ugly because that is the only thing that barack obama can do. >> and joining me now is bernie thompson. good morning. thank you for being here. >> thanks for having me. >> all right, so, i think most can agree, certainly, that wednesday's debate was certainly a big win for mitt romney, hands down. but observers are still criticizing him, actually, about not giving enough details. so, i want to read to you what a conservative columnist for "new york times" said right after the debate. romney had his share of lines and the stinctions he drew between romney care and obama care and didn't say anything about helping the uninsured. how do you respond to that? is it time for romney to give more specifics?
Oct 6, 2012 4:00pm PDT
my mom before. >> for katie and all the other first-time campers, dr. michael thompson has reassuring news. he wrote the book "homesick and happy." as the title says, you can miss your family and still be having a good time. >> i think there are many kids who love camp but have, in the evening, at bedtime, or when they wake up in the morning, some really painful feelings of homesickness, and then they're great the rest of the day. >> for my first year i was homesick. >> the first day i went there, i was really sad 'cause it was, like, the first time i've ever been to a sleepaway camp. >> i cried for about a day or two. >> i sort of felt scared being away from home and being away from the safeness of my parents. >> so, what do you do about it? dr. thompson says share your feelings. >> it helps to talk to your friends. it especially helps to talk to your counselor. one of the things you learn at camp is that almost everybody is homesick from time to time. >> since it was a girl scout camp i, like, ate cookies to make myself feel better, but there was, like, my friends there, too, from m
Oct 1, 2012 5:30pm PDT
in this nation's longest war. soldiers like lieutenant alejo thompson, a son of yuma, arizona, husband and father of two, who was killed last may by an afghan soldier he was mentoring -- a so-called green on blue or insider attack. we traveled to the scene to speak to sergeant joshua danison who witnessed the attack. his is the first public eyewitness account of an insider attack. >> we woke up one morning to some gunshots being fired. it was an afghan national army soldier. the shooter actually walked up to lieutenant thompson, who had already been wounded, and shot him a second time. >> reporter: thompson's killer escaped after the attack, and in this taliban video, is shown being given a hero's welcome. now, the men, who trust each other with their lives, wrestle with betrayal. >> there were comments that we we don't trust them, we don't want to be around them, we don't want to have to partner with them anymore. but to overcome that, we have to look at it as a mission. >> reporter: but for the troops, there is worry. uneasiness is part of the mission now. and will be until the last american tr
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